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One of the issues that could be holding up the budget is a proposal from Gov. Ducey that would allow universities to keep some of the money they’d ordinarily pay in taxes. We talk to Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times about this.
Mar. 13, 2017
It’s back to work at the Capitol today for state lawmakers, and, while there aren’t a whole lot of high-profile bills on the agenda, at least so far, there’s still plenty for legislators to do. With me to talk about some of it is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Mar. 13, 2017
SXSW
SXSW festival kicked off this last weekend in Austin Texas, and one Phoenix teen made a more unusual debut.
Mar. 13, 2017
Arizona Office Of Economic Opportunity
The Phoenix metro area is expected to significantly outpace the rest of Arizona when it comes to job growth for the two year period ending in mid-2018.
Mar. 13, 2017
Agrupación Cariño
The giant music, film, and tech festival South by Southwest is underway in Austin, and KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre is heading out there to cover the music portion.
Mar. 13, 2017
resting in the shade
Heat wave arrives early and sticking around through the weekend.
Mar. 13, 2017
APS
Arizona Public Service may have outmaneuvered a state utility regulator in the fight over its spending records for the 2014 Corporation Commission race.
Mar. 13, 2017
Carvana Logo
A Phoenix-based used-car retailer, which allows customers to pick up cars they buy on the internet from vending machine-like towers, is reportedly in talks to take the company public.
Mar. 13, 2017
electronics circuit tech
The Arizona State Land Department manages land sales and leases for 9.5 million acres across the state. Information is shared by 130 employees on a virtual system.
Mar. 13, 2017
The U.S. government has just handed Mexican authorities almost a million dollars in protective equipment for agents dismantling clandestine drug labs. The donation is part of the drug-fighting partnership known as the Merida Initiative.
Mar. 13, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Being diagnosed with a rare condition is like winning the wrong lottery, our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven, explains.
Mar. 13, 2017
Tent City Tent
The Tent City Jail was built in 1993 by Sheriff Joe Arpaio to address overcrowding in Maricopa County Jails. The Army-green canvass tents and extreme conditions at the jail were a symbol of Sheriff Arpaio’s tough approach to law enforcement. Now a committee appointed by newly elected Sheriff Paul Penzone is re-evaluating the merits of the jail.
Mar. 13, 2017
navajo nation seal
A Navajo Nation police officer was shot and killed early Sunday morning.
Mar. 13, 2017
For the first time, Phoenix is listing city-owned properties for sale on its website. It’s part of an effort to unload land the city doesn’t plan to use while generating one-time revenue.
Mar. 13, 2017
Vehicle barrier
The Homeland Security Department pushed back its official day for when it will start taking proposals for the border wall by a week.But it’s added some language that hint at the specifics it wants to build in.
Mar. 13, 2017
Voting centers are set to open Saturday for the March 14 District 3 council member run-off election.
Mar. 11, 2017
Home in District 8 - Phoenix
In 2016, the number of houses and condos flipped nationwide hit a 10-year high. According to research compiled by ATTOM Data Solutions, 193,009 single-family homes and condos were flipped. In metro Phoenix, there were 7,518 flips, which means a home was sold twice within a one-year period.
Mar. 11, 2017
This week, the Peoria City Council considered partnering with Arizona State University to run a startup incubator. The three-year agreement would allow the college to work with Peoria managing a tech startup incubator.
Mar. 11, 2017
heat hiking sign
In the past week, Phoenix Fire Department has responded to multiple rescue calls from hikers, including four calls in four hours. The Phoenix area has many hiking trails that are popular among tourists and Arizona residents. But those trails also have another frequent visitor — The Phoenix Fire Department.
Mar. 11, 2017
It’s wildflower season and several parts of the state are in bloom. There are even a few surprise blooms popping up in some areas.
Mar. 11, 2017

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